Ethnic organized crime is a phenomenon that has been largely ignored by social scientists and historians. qThe Crooked Ladderq represents a groundbreaking attempt to describe how some members of ethnic minorities have utilized organized crime as one vehicle of upward mobility, advancing from lower-class status to middle-class power and respectability.Torrio and Capone a#39;s mob fought the Irish of the South Side under the Oa#39;Donnells who in turn were warring with another ... Another Pole, Bugs Moran assumed leadership but the famous St. Valentinea#39;s Massacre of 1929 sealed the fate of the anbsp;...
|Title||:||The Crooked Ladder|
|Author||:||James M. O'Kane|
|Publisher||:||Transaction Publishers -|